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Rapid City, South Dakota, USA — Moonrise, Moonset, and Moon Phases, December 2018

Moon: 52.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 15, 2018 at 9:59:35 am

Moon Direction: 71° East

Moon Altitude: -27.5°

Moon Distance: 247,922 mi


Next Full Moon: Dec 22, 201810:48 am

Next New Moon: Jan 5, 20196:28 pm

Next Moonrise: Today12:33 pm

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Moonrise, Moonset, and Phase Calendar for Rapid City, December 2018

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
112:43 am (82°)1:40 pm (274°)-7:17 am(49.6°)233,55932.8%
21:52 am (90°)2:08 pm (267°)-8:05 am(44.4°)235,44322.6%
33:01 am (97°)2:36 pm (260°)-8:53 am(39.3°)237,42114.0%
44:08 am (103°)3:06 pm (254°)-9:41 am(34.6°)239,4807.3%
55:15 am (109°)3:38 pm (248°)-10:30 am(30.6°)241,6062.8%
66:20 am (114°)4:13 pm (244°)-11:19 am(27.3°)243,7660.4%
77:22 am (118°)4:54 pm (241°)-12:09 pm(25.0°)245,8920.3%
88:19 am (120°)5:39 pm (239°)-1:00 pm(23.8°)247,8832.3%
99:11 am (121°)6:30 pm (239°)-1:50 pm(23.7°)249,6056.3%
109:56 am (120°)7:24 pm (241°)-2:39 pm(24.6°)250,91011.9%
1110:36 am (117°)8:21 pm (244°)-3:26 pm(26.5°)251,64818.9%
1211:10 am (113°)9:20 pm (248°)-4:12 pm(29.3°)251,69227.1%
1311:40 am (109°)10:19 pm (254°)-4:56 pm(32.7°)250,95236.1%
1412:08 pm (103°)11:19 pm (259°)-5:39 pm(36.7°)249,39145.7%
1512:33 pm (97°)--6:22 pm(41.1°)247,03555.6%
16-12:20 am (266°)12:58 pm (91°)7:06 pm(45.8°)243,98765.6%
17-1:23 am (272°)1:24 pm (84°)7:51 pm(50.6°)240,42275.1%
18-2:28 am (279°)1:52 pm (78°)8:38 pm(55.4°)236,59283.9%
19-3:36 am (286°)2:23 pm (72°)9:29 pm(59.7°)232,80691.3%
20-4:46 am (292°)3:00 pm (66°)10:24 pm(63.4°)229,40396.7%
21-5:58 am (296°)3:44 pm (62°)11:23 pm(66.0°)226,70799.6%
22-7:08 am (300°)4:37 pm (60°)Moon does not pass the meridian on this day.
23-8:13 am (301°)5:40 pm (60°)12:25 am(67.1°)224,97899.5%
24-9:11 am (299°)6:51 pm (62°)1:28 am(66.5°)224,35596.3%
25-9:59 am (295°)8:05 pm (67°)2:29 am(64.3°)224,83290.1%
26-10:40 am (290°)9:20 pm (73°)3:28 am(60.8°)226,26981.5%
27-11:14 am (283°)10:33 pm (80°)4:23 am(56.4°)228,43571.3%
28-11:45 am (276°)11:44 pm (87°)5:14 am(51.3°)231,06760.0%
29-12:13 pm (269°)-6:04 am(46.1°)233,91748.5%
3012:53 am (94°)12:41 pm (262°)-6:52 am(40.9°)236,78637.4%
312:00 am (101°)1:09 pm (256°)-7:39 am(36.1°)239,53527.2%
* All times are local time for Rapid City. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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